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Entered according to act of Congress, in the year eighteen hundred and seventy,

By WEED, PARSONS & CO.,

in the Clerk's office of the District Court of the United States for the Northern

District of New York.

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INDEX.

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Bill of costs of an English solicitor, ....

.. 262
Bogart, Robert D., application of, for new trial, .. 189
Book notices, .... 17, 37, 79, 97, 118, 160, 180, 204, 212

323, 380, 398, 419, 460, 499
Brady, the late James T., .....
Breach of privilege cases, .......

......... 132,

151
British judicatures, reform of, ...

385
British law, consolidation of the,....

365
Brooklyn lawyeress, the........

324

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Abbott, Mr., and the code, . ...
Abuse of injunctions, .........
Abstract of recent bankruptcy decisions :

Assignee: In the matter of Barrett,....
Arrest : Goodwin o. Sharkey,.............
Burden of proof: Collins and another, assig-

nees, etc., o. Ball et al., ....
Commercial paper : In the matter of the Mc-

Dermott Patent Bolt Manufacturing Com-
pany,........

101
Creditor holding securities : Jervis o. Smith.. 301
District in which petition must be filed: In the
matter of Elisha Foster,.......

101
Distribution: In re Erwin and another, ...... 300
Failure to file schedule: In re Scofield et al.,.
Fraud : In ré Adams........
Jurisdiction : In re John R. Penn.......... 301
Preference by mortgage: In re Frederick E.

Driggs, assignee, etc., and Moore, Foote &
Privileged communications : In re Bellis and

Milligan,....
Proof of debt-amendment: In the matter of

Montgomery,.......
Proving claim : In re Stephen Brown,.......
Settling estate: In the matter of Darby,.....
What property vests in assignee: In the mat-

ter of Vogel,............................ 100
When voluntary assignment bars discharge:

In the matter of Goldschmidt,............
Acquitted prisoners, ought the state to re-imburse, 246
Address to law students, ................... 165, 190
Address to the members of the bar- the constitu-

tion of the Bar Association of New York,...... 203
Administration of justice,.......

.... .... 46,
Admiralty cases, vesting powers to receive initia-

tory proceedings in, in commissioners and re-
gisters in bankruptcy,....................

261
Admission to the bar, ......
Admitting attorneys as a matter of right, ..
Advice to young lawyers, ....
Agreements to pay debts in gold or silver coin,
A happy quotation,.................
A ministry of justice, ................
American judges,....
An eminent English lawyer,..........
Answer to correspondent, ....
Antiquities of the law, .........

247
Appointment of justices of supreme court, ... 442
Appointment of notaries public,.... 222, 243, 259, 343
Arrest without warrant-law of, discussed, .28, 86, 149
A warning, ........

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California supreme court, digest of recent decisions
in,....

.::::..........20, 357, 375
Carriers, duty of, as to providing roadworthy car-

riages, .............
Changing venue in criminal cases, .............. 195
Chapter of epigrams:

(See Law and Lawyers in Literature.)
Character, witnesses as to, .....
Chief judge and associate judges of the court of

appeals, act providing for the election of,...... 264
Chief justices and associate justices of the terri-
tories, salaries of,......................

519
Choate, Rufus, Parker's Reminiscences of, . 515
Civil and penal codes,....

261
Client, solicitor and, costs between,

262
Code, Mr. Abbott and the,....

362
Code, Mr. O'Conor and the,.....

-345
Code of criminal practice,......

261
Col. Edward D. Baker,........

365
Columbia College Law School,........

419
Commissioners of appeal, appointment of,....... 519
Common law practice, probable substitution of

code for, in Illinois,.......................... 230
Concerning examinations for admissions to the bar, 350
Confessions, value of,..........

...... 60
Conflicts of jurisdiction,....... .......... 260
Connecticut supreme court, digest of decisions in,

163, 182
Consolidation of British law,...

........ 365
Constitution of the Bar Association of New York, 203
Corn Exchange Insurance Company 0. Armina
Babcock, impleaded, etc.,...

... 241
Correspondence:
Supreme court reporter.........

98
Estates of married women,..

342
Relative to homestead law,....,

442
Answer to,.....

442
Costs, bill of, of an English solicitor,.....
Court-house, singular scene in,...........
Court of appeals, abstract-cases:

Argand et al., ex'rs, o. Ball et al.,
Allen, ex'r, o. Shepard et al.,...
Anderson, adm'r, v. Parks, ..
Baker v. Kenworthy,........
Bennett o. Morehouse et al.,..
Bentes o. Thompson,...........
Blend v. People,.............
Boerum o. Schenck,..........

482
Bowman o. Tallman,.....................

100
Bryant v. Bryant, adm'r, etc., ............... 33
Buck, receiver, etc. o. Briggs..........

100
Buffalo and Allegany Valley Railroad Co. 0.

Johnson, ex'rx,........................... 315

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Bail, justifying,.......

268
Baker, Col. Edward D., ...

365
Bankruptcy decisions, abstract of recent, .....101, 300
Bank shares, taxing national, ...

282
Bar Association of New York, address to the

members of the bar, the constitution and the

organization,......
Bar stories, old and new,........

........ 45, 306
Bar wit, .........

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Court of appeals abstract—(continued).

Calkins v. Falk,..............
Campbell v. Cypress Hill Cemetery
Clarke v. Goodridge,............
Collier 0. Munn,................
Comstock o. Dodge, ex'r, etc.,....
Conaughty v. Nichols,..........
Connolly o. Parlton,......
Cope, adm'r, etc., et al. 0. Alden et al.,
Cowdrey v. Carpenter,.....
Cruger o. McLaury........
Cullaman et al. v. Van Vleeck et al.,....
Daggett v. Keating et al.,.......

20
Dodge, ex'r, of McBurney v. William
Dolan v. City of Brooklyn,.....

315
Emerson, suc's, v. Booth et al.,..
Erickson, adm'r o. Smith et al.,...
Fake v. Smith et al.,. .
Flannagan et al. o. Cassidy,.....
Folger v. Fitzhugh,.............
Foot o. Farrington,.......
Freeman et al. o. Charter Fire and Marine Ins.

Co............
Fulton v. Staats,..............
Gates v. Preston,...
Guillaume et al. v. Hamburg and American

Packet Co.,..............................
Hart, adm'r, etc., v. Erie Railway Co., ..
Herrick o. Wolverton,...........
Hicks v. Dorn,........................... 357
Horton o. Cook,.....................
Hulton, survivor, etc., o. Babcock et al.,......
Hutchins v. Munger,....
Kelly, sheriff, etc., v. Corn Exchange Bank,..
Lattin v. McCarty,.....
Litchfield v. Vernon,...,
Ludlow v. Knox,.....
Mack v. Patchin,......
Markham 0. Jaudon,....
May v. Rhinelander, ex'r, etc.,...
McNaught o. McClaughry, ex’r, etc.,...
Miller 0. President of Junction Canal Cor
pany,..:

478
Monty v. Second Avenue Railroad Company, 99
Moore o. Littel, ..............

483
Morris v. Kohler, ............

480
Parmelee v. Cameron,........

238
People v. Park,.............

479
People o. Thompson,....
People v. Town Auditors of Wes
Quackenboss 0. Southwick, .
Quinn, adm'r, etc. v. Lloyd,
Qurk v. Ridge,................
Renman v. Slocum, ........
Richard 0. Sanderson,.........:
Robinson 0. International Life Assurance
Society of London,..

414
Roome o. Nicholson,...

100
Russell and another v. Carrington and another, 436
Sherman v. Bartholomew, ex'r, etc., ......... 414
Shumway and another, ex'rs v. Shumway,... 436
Smith, adm'x, o. Erie Railroad Company,.... 237
Smith et al. o. Orser, sheriff, .....

414
Stevens v. Phænix Insurance Company, ... 480
Swan v. Brotyman, ......
Taber o. Gardner,.. ....
Teachout o. The People,..
Town of Gravesend v. Hoffman
Underwood v. Green,
Van Alstyne v. Freday,....
Van Allen o. Wait,.......

315
Wegman o. Childs,........
White v. Carroll,.......

Wolf v. Goodline Fire Insurance Company,..
Court of appeals, act providing for election of chief
judge and associate judges of,.............

264
list of first fifty causes on July calendar,.....
reports of, ....................... 265, 303, 339
publication of,......................

206

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Court of common pleas of the city and county of

New York, act providing for election of judges
OI, .............................

264
Court scenes,

................ 79, 80
Courts and decisions,....
Court terms:

(See Terms of the Supreme Court.)
Courts of sessions, act prescribing jurisdiction of,. 224
Criminal cases, law of review in,. ........
changing venue in,..........

195
disqualification of jurors in,....
Criminal law at home and abroad,........ 485,
Criminal practice, code of,........

261
Curious imaginary trials,.....

231, 250
Current topics:
abolition of code, .......

95
accidents, liabilities of masters and railway
companies in England,.......

477
admissions to the bar, .............. 56, 394, 271
Akerman for attorney-general,.............:

491
a ministry of justice,................... 296,
an act to regulate lawyers,..................

296
an extraordinary client, ....
annual meetings of members of legal profes-

sion, ...................................
appointment of commissioners of appeals,....
arrangement of the revised statutes, ......... 196
a spiritualistic juryman, ....................
assignment of counsel in criminal cases,....
associate justices of supreme court, increase of

salary of,.................................
charges against Judge Duvall,....
charges against Judge Field,.............
Chief Justice Chase,...

112
chief justice of the supreme court of Utah...
chief justice of supreme court of U. S., increase

of salary, .......
commission of appeals,.....

452
commission to revise the tax laws,..

475
compensation for injury on a highway or
bridge,............... .......

476
concerning bank depositors, .....
“corrupt judiciary,” .......

136
costs in county courts-trial by jury,.

36
court of appeals.............
“crowner's quest law,"..... .....

117
decision of causes in court of appeals
degree of LL.D. conferred on Hon. Henry
Hogeboom,..............................

519
department of justice,...

355
divorces in Connecticut,...................

434
in Massachusetts,..
.........

475
lawyers,.........
drunkenness as a defense to contract........
equal justice in France,
evidence of seduction under promise of mar-
riage, ........

...............
evidence of foot-marks, ....................
expert witnesses, .........
female lawyers,............
force of United States supreme court decisions,
general term justices,........
Gray, Hon. Hiram, commissioner of appeals,.
have we a court of appeals among us? .... 13, 14
homage to royalty,.......

......... 475
human laws, not the perfection of justice,... 520
husbands' and wives' evidence in California,.. 196
Illinois constitutional convention,...........
indexing the statute laws, ........
injunctions and receivers against corporation,
insanity and the physicians, .......
interest under state banking law,.......
investments by trustees,.................
judges' sentences,....
judicial jesting and colored counsel,......
justices of sessions, ......
justice of supreme court, vice Peckham,...
justices' court practice,....
Keyes' reports and the attorney-general,....

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Current topics—(continued).

the New York Bar Asssociation, ........ 116, 197
the New York judiciary,....

....... 355
the nominations for United States supreme

court,........
the penal code, .....

.... 94
the postal service,.......

296
the right of dower, ...

371
the St. Louis female lawyer,
the supreme court bills, ...
the supreme court reports,.......
the United States laws, code commission,...
the United States supreme court, ..........
the United States supreme court circuits.,....
the value of decisions, .......
the women jurors of Wyoming, ........ 210
Traupmann and insanity,...
trials before ecclesiastical tribunals

372
trial before refereees,......

211
trial by jury,.......

236
United States judicial circuits, ..

452
United States judiciary, salaries, ..
United States supreme court and Indiana di-
vorces,.....................

178
usury law, ....................

11
verdicts by lot, ...

........ 394
violation of profession; confessional confi-
dence, .......

136
women lawyers in Iowa, .......

196

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Current topics-continued).

law library in New York,
law schools.....

136
"law's delays,"...

159
law students,.....

178
lawyer's congress, ........

12. 34
lawyers as law makers,....

236
lawyers of the fair sex,....

78
Learned, William L., commissioner of appeals,
legal education in England,

............ 394, 491
legal reform in Canada, ...

158
in England, ....
legal tender case, ...

235, 271, 296, 333
legislative blunders, ...
...........

34
method in madness,........

475
mixed juries, .............

313
Mordaunt o. Mordaunt,....

492
Mr. Hoar and the supreme bench,.
multiplicity of laws,........

34
murder and insanity, .................

372, 373
new cause of divorce,...

94
new court of appeals—first meeting of,...... 519
new judiciary article, .....
New York Bar Association, .....
New York Times and the legal profession,... 196
nomination for judicial positions,..

412
nominees for the court of appeals,...... 355, 356
“packing" the supreme court, .......

197
pardoning innocent convicts, ........

211
pay of jurors, .........

158
penal code of North Germany, .......
People v. Susquehanna Railroad Co.,
popular ignorance of inquest law,.
power of a majority of a court to decide,
property liability of married women, ......
publication of the laws, .......
re-organization of the judicial districts,.....
resignation of Justice Grier, ......
retirement of Judge Hoar,..................

491
revision of the statutes of the state of New
York, ...............

......... 35, 77, 196, 210
rights and liabilities of married women, ..... 211
salaries of surrogates, ......................

295
salaries of the United States justices,........
scene in the life of attorney-general Akerman,
special legislation, ........
Stanton, Edwin M., death of, .....
state aid in Michigan, ......
state legal association,.....
stock-gambling in Paris,...
study of legal science,......
supreme court, general terms,......
taxes for unauthorized appropriations,
the age of judges, ................. 211, 215, 314
the bill to reorganize the supreme court, 77, 271

272, 313
the Black river awards, ...

94
the Bradley-Fisher imbroglio, .......
the breach of privilege question,.....
the code in Illinois, .............
the code of procedure, ................
the court of appeals reporter,..........
the death of Col. Baker, ...
the deceased wife's sister bill,...........
the golden age of the bar, ..............

412
the Illinois supreme court,...
the increase of the judiciary in Philadelphia, 234
the judiciary bills, .......

........

36
the justices' court practice, .......

..........

355
The Justices of the Third District v. Murray,. 255
the legal tender decision and the supreme
court, .

136
the limitations of defense, .......
the marriage laws,........
the Mordaunt divorce case, .....,
the new associate justice of the United States

supreme court, ...... ................
the new court of appeals, .................

434
the newspapers and the judges,............. 13

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Damages, hetween vender and purchaser of real
estate, 120,.....

........ 120
David Dudley Field, before the judiciary commit-

tee, ...................::
Debt, when do taxes become, against the taxpayer ? 514
Digest of recent American decisions, cases digested.

Accord and satisfaction : Stagg v. Alexander,. 214
Action : Ball v. Nye, ..

Charleton v. Franconia Iron and Steel Co.,
Dent v. Catzhausen,..........
Easterly 0. Goodwin,................
Eldridge o. Adams,...........
King, guardian, etc., o. Cutts,............
Morgan o. Higgins,....

357
Actionable words: Irons and wife o. Field
and wife,...........

239
Adverse possession : Crook v. Glen,.......... 494
Finlay o. Cook,......

103
Jackson v. Briner, .................

.. 20, 21
San Francisco v. Fulde,...

357
Agency: Malburn o. Schreiner,......

Norris and Foltz r. Taylor, ...,
Agreement: Bayliss v. Estate of Pricture,..... 256

Cady et a. 0. Potter et al.,. ............. 397
Childs v. Smith,....

.. 214
Hamilton o. Gridley, ...
Martin . Wade,.............

357, 358
Woodruff o. Fellows ...

163
Amendment: Howard v. Smith.

Lowry o. Inman,... .....
Pride o. Wormwood, ....
Smith v. Howard, .......

Stevens o. Brooks ......
Appeal : Paine 0. Town Council of North
Providence, ......

415
Webster o. Cedar Rapids and St. Paul R.

R. Co.,........................... 297, 298
Appeal Bonds : Townsend o. Hazard et al. 414, 415
Appeal in certiorari case: Morey o. Elkins,... 358
Appeals : Johnson, ex'r, etc. v. Reilley,........ 256
Arbitrament and Award : Yeomans v. Yeo-
mans,..........

139
Smith v. Holcomb,.....

139
Arrest : Sherlock o. Sherlock, ...............

21
Assignment : Groot v. Story,..

199
Mimms v. Armstrong, Cator et al.,....... 495
Wolcott o. Timberman,................

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